Matt is a husband, a father, and a 2018 graduate from University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law with a goal of doing pro-bono work for individuals who are barred from the court system. As a son of two pastors, Matt has been active in the church since he was a child and has always held a community service attitude. He plans on taking this community first mindset to Jefferson City by ensuring that public education is fully funded, making sure there is access to affordable healthcare and will fight to protect unions.